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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #107: Fear Street Sagas #17: The Raven Woman, A.K.A. “The Sum of Our Incomplete Fears” (Jude Deluca on 17 Nov 2017)
Title: Fear Street Sagas #17 – The Raven Woman Author: ??? Cover Artist: Karen Chandler Tagline: Who Will Be Her Prey? Summary: Will The Past Protect Her Or Defeat Her? Terror is sweeping the land and beautiful Meg Fier is swept up in the frenzy. Some blame the approaching American Revolution. Others say it is […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #106: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine (Wing on 15 Nov 2017)
Title: Fear Street #14: The Knife by R. L. Stine Summary: Welcome to Fear Street Don’t listen to the stories they tell you about Fear Street. Wouldn’t you rather explore it yourself…and see if its dark terrors and unexplained mysteries are true? You’re not afraid, are you? Quiet — hospital! Sshh. There are a lot […]
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cover of Halloween Night II by R L Stine, has three figures dressed in skeleton outfits and black cloaks in front of a Halloween night backgroundPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #100: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine (Tuesday on 30 Oct 2017)
Title: Halloween Night 2 by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda isn’t really looking forward to Halloween this year. After all, it was only twelve months age that her best friend tried to kill her at a Halloween party and she’d rather not be reminded of that. [Wing: I’d rather not be reminded of that recap either.] […]
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Point Horror Recaps: Recap #98: The Forbidden Game #2: The Chase by LJ Smith (Donna on 23 Oct 2017)
The Author: Who uses really oddball descriptions of things, repeatedly. Seriously. What the hell are spaniel eyes? Maybe? I don’t know. But one character, Michael, always has some kind of spaniel eyes going on. And Audrey with her spiky lashes and bangs. The same thing. All the time. And who others the crap out of […]
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cover of The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins, has four fingers coming out of dirt with long, sharp silver nailsPoint Horror Recaps: Recap 96: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins (Wing on 15 Oct 2017)
Title: The Cemetery by D. E. Athkins Summary: At a Hallowe’en party with very exclusive guests, the disguised play a game of hide and seek in an ancient cemetery as midnight approaches. When someone is killed, all the partygoers can do is suspect each other – unless there is an unknown player. Tagline: Don’t look […]
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cover of Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams, dramatic image of white dude vampire holding a fainting white womanOther Recaps: Recap #82: Song of the Vampire by Carmen Adams (Donna on 23 Aug 2017)
[Wing: OH NO THAT COVER. We’ve come a long way from the fun of The Band.] The Author I stand corrected with now knowing that Adams also wrote THE CLAW, a Point Horror addition that the lovely ladies at The Devil’s Elbow already recapped. I’d never heard of it, but should I stumble across it […]
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Fear Street Recaps: Recap #81 Fear Hall: The Conclusion by R. L. Stine A.K.A. “And You Thought Student Loans Were Scary!” (Jude Deluca on 17 Aug 2017)
Title: Fear Hall: The Conclusion (obviously follows Fear Hall: The Beginning) Author: R.L. Stine Cover Artist: Franco Accornero Tagline: “Welcome back to the most terrifying dorm on campus!” Summary: “A Special Message From R.L. Stine” Dear Readers: I hope you’ll join me for the conclusion of Fear Hall. I think it’s one of my scariest finishes […]
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cover for Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh, has a window with yellow shutters on the front, looking into a bedroom with a dresser and a clockNightmare Hall recaps: Recap #78: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh (Dade on 7 Aug 2017)
Title: Nightmare Hall #3: Deadly Attraction by Diane Hoh Summary: The night Robert Q and Darlene meet, the attraction is immediate. The Big Man on Campus uses all his charm to sweep Darlene off her feet – and then dumps her a few weeks later. After all, he’s just playing around. Poor Robert Q. He doesn’t […]
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Twins by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #62: Twins by Caroline B. Cooney (Wing on 27 Mar 2017)
Title: Twins by Caroline B. Cooney Summary: Twice the evil. Twins Mary Lee and Madrigal are living double lives – with some shocking secrets Mary Lee and Madrigal are twin sisters, beautiful and deeply attached to each other. Then in high school, Mary Lee and Madrigal’s parents decide to send Mary Lee away to boarding […]
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The Boyfriend by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #54: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine (Wing on 19 Dec 2016)
Title: The Boyfriend by R.L. Stine Summary: You lie, you die Dex is madly in love with Joanna. He would do anything for her… but she doesn’t care. To her, boys are there to be used and thrown away. After Joanna breaks up with Dex, he does something no other guy has done to her […]
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Halloween Night I by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #47: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine (Wing on 31 Oct 2016)
Title: Halloween Night by R. L. Stine Summary: Brenda hates her cousin, Halley, and she’s not the only one. Halley shouldn’t go around stealing other people boyfriends, it could get her into trouble. Big trouble… Brenda is determined to have her revenge – the perfect finale to her Halloween party She’s going to stop Halley’s […]
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13 More Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #44: 13 More Tales of Horror Part Three (Wing on 10 Oct 2016)
Title: 13 More Tales of Horror by Various Summary: A terrifying journey into horror – thirteen tales guaranteed to fill you with fear. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the woods at night, and who will be their next prey? A chilling game of cat and mouse! Who is the mysterious party guest in the […]
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I.O.U. by Nicholas AdamsNightmares Recaps: Recap #43: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams (Wing on 19 Sep 2016)
Title: I.O.U. by Nicholas Adams Summary: Haunted by recurring nightmares, high school junior Sharon Anders begins to confuse dreams with reality and is soon plunged into a desperate struggle between good and evil. Tagline: Someone has to pay… Note: As Dove requested, I’ve updated my template, because we now apparently call the Bad Guys Muffin […]
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The Surfer by Linda CargillPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #41: The Surfer by Linda Cargill (Wing on 5 Sep 2016)
Title: The Surfer by Linda Cargill Summary: Surf’s up. You’re dead. Jessie has never seen the daring beauty on the surfboard before. The one who gets a thrill out of surfing on the stormy seas. And now it seems Jessie will never know her. The girl disappears beneath the treacherous waves… never to surface again… […]
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The Stranger by Caroline B. CooneyPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #40: The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney (Dove on 29 Aug 2016)
Dove recaps The Stranger by Caroline B Cooney, which turns out to be an unexpected joy. It is basically Twilight, except the Bella character is not an energy-sucking void, and the Edward character is cursed with an *actual curse*, rather than "tragically attractive and awfully good at everything he does".
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The Snowman by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #37: The Snowman by R. L. Stine (Wing on 8 Aug 2016)
Title: The Snowman by R. L. Stine Summary: Poor little rich girl… Coveting her money, Heather’s uncle/guardian hates her and makes her life miserable. Heather sometimes cannot help wishing her uncle dead. But when Heather’s uncle really does die, her new boyfriend tells Heather that he killed her uncle… for her. Tagline: A cold-blooded killer. […]
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The Stalker by Carol EllisPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #34: The Stalker by Carol Ellis (Dove on 18 Jul 2016)
Dove recaps The Stalker by Carol Ellis, which feels like a paint-by-numbers Point Horror. Bad things happen to a nice girl. Business as usual.
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Home Before Dark by Beverley HastingsNightmares Recaps: Recap #31: Home Before Dark by Beverly Hastings (Wing on 20 Jun 2016)
Title: Home Before Dark by Beverly Hastings Summary: HURRY HOME… “This isn’t the way to my house,” she said, with uncertainty in her voice. “Yes, it is,” he reassured her. Already his heart was thumping a little faster in anticipation. “It’s getting late,” she told him. “I’m supposed to be home before dark.” She felt his […]
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The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. StinePoint Horror Recaps: Recap #28: The Baby-Sitter III by R.L. Stine (Wing on 25 Jan 2016)
Title: The Baby-Sitter III by R. L. Stine Summary: The third in R L Stine’s terrifying BABY-SITTER trilogy Bad Company… Jenny is desperate to forget Mr Hagen – the maniac who terrorized baby-sitters, including her. Even when she goes to stay with her cousin Debra for the summer, she is still plagued by the same […]
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13 Tales of HorrorPoint Horror Recaps: Recap #25: 13 Tales of Horror Part Three (Wing on 28 Dec 2015)
Title: 13 Tales of Horror edited by T Pines Summary: Can you face your worst nightmare? These thirteen horror stories guarantee to chill you to the bone. Read about the mysterious Black Walker and discover his grim secret. Shiver in fevered anticipation as Mark enters the House of Horrors, perhaps for the last time… And uncover the truth of […]
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